Independent report

Evaluation strategy: Programme Partnership Arrangements (PPA) and Global Poverty Action Fund (GPAF)

The purpose of this strategy is to provide a clear framework for assessing the performance both of individual grantees and the funding mechanisms overall.

Detail

DFID provides significant annual funding to civil society organisations (CSOs) in line with its overall strategy to alleviate poverty and promote peace, stability and good governance. The Programme Partnership Arrangements (PPA) and Global Poverty Action Fund (GPAF) are 2 of DFID’s principal funding mechanisms and will provide £480 million to approximately 230 CSOs between 2011 and 2015. The purpose of this strategy is to provide a clear framework for assessing the performance both of individual grantees and the funding mechanisms overall.